THE CITY’S FINEST BARS, ALL UNDER ONE ROOF FOR A CONTEST OF COCKTAIL CREATIVITY FRIDAY 28TH – SATURDAY 29TH JUNE 2019.
The UK’s leading cocktail festival is back to bring together the city’s most exclusive bars in pop-up form, for two nights only on 28th – 29th June, at The Great Baltic Warehouse (34 Greenland St, Liverpool L8 5RN). Fifteen of the city’s finest bars will be turning out in force as they compete to be crowned best bar. Expect new and exclusive cocktails, immersive tasting journeys and a street food market with Liverpool’s finest food vendors. With hopefully a bit of sun mixed in too!
Expect bars like Aether, Berry & Rye, Bongo’s Bungalow, Ex-Directory, Red Door, Laurent-Perrier champagne bar, Volpi (the new incarnation of the ever popular Filter+Fox) and Pins the most exciting new addition to Liverpool’s increasingly popular bar and social games scene. Guests can sip their way through new exclusive drinks and journey through the much loved Tasting Rooms, sampling handpicked craft spirits in a series of quick fire tasting rounds.
Grab your tickets here!
Here’s just 13 reasons you need to go:
Enjoy £6.50 cocktails from Liverpool’s best bars – all under one roof – is this the ultimate bar crawl? We think so…
Visit iconic magazine, Stylist’s ‘Stylist Loves Laurent-Perrier Bar’ and sip on delectable champagne cocktails from three of the women leading the way in the Liverpool’s bar scene. We recommend the Poppy Garden created by Erin from The Alchemist – poppy liqueur, Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé and a hibiscus and lemon foam. You can thank us later.
Drink in the Summer vibes from Aether and Ciroc Coconut & Summer Watermelon! With fresh coconut cups, watermelon wedges and a bounty-inspired cocktail… we can feel the Bahamian glow already!
Show your favourites some love by VOTING for your best bar of the show – did the bartenders win you over with their charm, or maybe an immersive experience left you dazzled, or perhaps it was simply a mouth-watering cocktail that you can’t stop thinking about…
Take your dancing shoes – Liverpool institution, Discofest are on the decks, bringing you a quality disco-infused DJ set to complement the drinks. Sophisticated disco-inspired drinks will also be flowing courtesy of Jenny’s and No.3 London Dry Gin.
Experience a little cocktail magic – garden paradise Eden have partnered with Slingsby Gin to create The Poison Apple, a mystical colour changing delight that is inspired by Adam and his infamous apple in their namesake garden.
Celebrate the Negroni’s 100th birthday during National Negroni Week with the newly-opened Volpi & Campari, and choose your favourite from their flight of contemporary variations
Hunt down the CITC secret bars, Ex-Directory and Berry and Rye, they’ve been snuck away out of sight – find them and reward yourself with a drink!
Legs 11! Two little ducks! Dinner for two! Join Jonny Bongos for some killer cocktails from the ultimate house party at their new bar Bongo’s Bungalow
Experience a food and cocktail matching journey with flavour specialists, Berry and Rye and Smokehead Whisky
How do make an espresso martini even better? You make it with tequila. And you make it to save the bees. Sip luxury espresso martinis that are good for the world, with Red Door & Patrón Tequila, and their Sustainability Stand. Each drink is made with XX honey, which reinvests their profits to help the dwindling bee population. Once you’ve finished your drink, create your pledge of sustainability, add it to the tree and be rewarded with some wildflower seeds to plant at home
Take a tasting journey of classic cocktails in The Tasting Rooms, quick fire sessions with three of Liverpool’s leading bars and become a cocktail connoisseur in just thirty minutes
And finally, the devil makes work for idle thumbs, so head along to visit new opening, PINS’ stand where Shuffleboard is the game and pink mojitos are, well also the game.